Enda Cavanagh: Irish Photographer
Enda Cavanagh is an Irish architectural and fine art landscape photographer based in Dublin.
We caught up with Enda to chat about his journey into landscape photography.
Do you remember how you got into photography?
I got a present of a compact camera when I was about 14 and I was smitten straight away. I saved up after working on a fishing boat when I was 15 and bought my first basic canon slr and I've been taking photos ever since.
What would we find if we looked into our camera-bag?
I shoot with a 39 megapixel Hasselblad medium format digital camera back, which is used in conjunction with an Arca Swiss RL3D view camera. I use hand made Schneider and Rodenstock lenses with that system. I recently added to my system and bought a Canon EOS Mark iii and a Sony A7r with a Canon 17 and 24 Mark ii TS lenses plus the Sigma 35mm Art and the Canon 70-200 Mark ii lenses.
What advise would you give someone looking to get into landscape photography?
You have to have you own voice and be willing to be different and not just copy everyone else. I try for better or for worse to shoot in my own style and people seem to like what I do.
Do you have any places in Ireland that you love shooting in?
The South West of Ireland, especially Kerry and West Cork.
What do you think Ireland continues to be such a popular place to shoot landscape photography?
The changeable and often dramatic weather. The stunningly beautiful, often unique and varied landscape and the ability to get away from the crowd despite it’s small size, made possible by its relatively small population.
Find out more about Enda and his photography by visiting endacavanagh.com.